Tag Archives: Consumerism

The Mainstream Has Failed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is there is a way to avoid failure and stagnation: avoid the mainstream like the plague. The mainstream became mainstream because it worked: the mainstream advice to “go to … Continue reading

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Life on Earth is Dying

By Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 species will vanish forever. The human onslaught to … Continue reading

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Depicting Perpetual Crimes committed by Corporate Culture and its Mainstream Media

Russian Novels Combating Global Capitalist Nightmare By Andre Vltchek Source: Dissident Voice Imagine Moscow being taken over by some international corporate cartel. By a monster which has its own factories and office buildings, security services, private prisons, re-education (‘training’) centers, and … Continue reading

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Punishment is Violent and Counterproductive

By Robert J. Burrowes Punishment is a popular pastime for humans. Parents punish children. Teachers punish students. Employers punish workers. Courts punish lawbreakers. People punish each other. Governments punish ‘enemies’. And, according to some, God punishes evildoers. What is ‘punishment’? … Continue reading

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Thinking Dangerously in the Age of Normalized Ignorance

By Henry Giroux Source: CounterPunch What happens to a society when thinking is eviscerated and is disdained in favor of raw emotion? [1] What happens when political discourse functions as a bunker rather than a bridge? What happens when the … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Beholder: There is Never Anything New

A review of John Steppling’s new book, Aesthetic Resistance and Dis-Interest By Paul Haeder Source: Dissident Voice it is through mimesis, (identification with the mirror image) that one gains a sense of unity, self-containment and mastery over the body. If … Continue reading

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3 Signs Corporate Work Culture Has Become Toxic to the Human Spirit

(Editor’s note: There are of course countless more signs of the toxicity of our culture, but the three mentioned in the article are significant ones.) By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times Feeling trapped on the corporate ladder? You’re not alone… … Continue reading

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Why Are We Still Working?

By Mike Dowson Source: NewMatilda.com This may be an opportune moment to consider the question. Especially if you’re not actually working. You may have retired. Perhaps you’ve just left university, considering your options. Perhaps you’re taking a welcome break. Maybe … Continue reading

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